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To create more and higher quality jobs for Western Kentucky citizens and build an expanding economy to improve the quality of life for all people in our region.

The Goals of the PRP include:

  • Invest in economic development efforts to recruit business and industry to region
  • Work with regional communities to help bring high-quality jobs to the people of our region
  • Develop strategic partnerships with the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, TVA, Jackson Purchase Energy Corp, West Kentucky Rural Telephone Cooperative and regional economic development organizations including Southern Illinois
  • Capitalize on the extensive educational and training opportunities offered by the colleges and universities that are dedicated to providing quality, cost-effective professional development programs
  • Utilize and promote the extensive transportation network of Western Kentucky that includes interstate access, rail access and riverport access